The Platte River Program A USGS Priority Ecosystems Program

The Platte River Program—Geospatial Data Layers

Geospatial Data Layers

1. Land characterization

  • Nebraska GAP analysis program
  • UNL update of 1983 MOSS database
  • USGS LULC data (old)
  • USGS NAWQA data

2. Infrastructure

  • USGS DLG layers
    • 1:100,000-scale (all available)
    • 1:24,000-scale (some available)
  • Census TIGER files

3. Soils

  • Nebraska Natural Resources Commission
    • County (some available)

4. Groundwater to drain

5. Depth to groundwater

  • Nebraska Natural Resources Commission

6. Habitat modeling transects

7. Sediment transects

8. Current and historical management practices

  • See land characterization

9. Species use data layers

10. Public lands
  • Nebraska Game and Parks

11. Designation of critical reach area

  • Derived from legal description over USGS 1:24,000-scale topographic map

12. National Wetlands Inventory

  • FTP

13. Locations of wells

  • Nebraska Natural Resources Commission

14. Topography

  • USGS Digital Elevation Model (DEM) data (30m post spacing)
  • USGS 7.5 minute hypsography DLGs (some available)

15. Stream gaging stations


16. Precipitation maps

  • Nebraska Natural Resources Commission

17. Historical photography

  • Numerous sources

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